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  1. Addressing 2019 Agricultural Challenges-or- Dealing with the Impacts: Q&As for a Weird Weather Year

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/addressing-2019-agricultural-challenges-or-dealing

    Cover crops on prevented plant acres Cover crop selection and management Livestock and forages Manure ... Resources Center at https://dairy.osu.edu/, Ohio Ag Manager at https://u.osu.edu/ohioagmanager, the C.O.R.N. ... Newsletter at https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter, and the OSU Beef Cattle Newsletter at ...

  2. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    understatement. We have corn tasseling in one field while right next to it in another field, or even in the same ... field, it is 2 feet tall. Many of the fungal corn disease we battle in Ohio show up late enough in the ... different and what effect might it have on corn silage digestibility and mycotoxins. To learn more about ...

  3. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    respective months in 2018. However, product sales and dairy exports are both experiencing growth and making ... According to the USDA, 2019 milk production per head was up about 0.8% compared to 2018. Conversely, cow ... numbers in the major 24 states were down around 60,000 head compared to one year ago (July 2018: 8.84 ...

  4. Management Strategies for Limited Forage Supply on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/management-strategies-limited-forage-supply-dairy

    the uncertainty of yields and extent of ear development by time of frost. It is an understatement that ...

  5. 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage Program – Sign-up Coming Soon!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/2019-dairy-margin-coverage-program-%E2%80%93-sign-coming

    January ($7.99), February ($8.22), March ($8.85), and April.  Signups will end September 20, so you could ... Occasionally it is nice to catch a break…and breaks have been hard to find in the cow-milking business for ... a while now.  So, put on your mitt because it is nearly time to play ball.  The Farm Service Agency (FSA) ...

  6. Financial Management

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    Dairy Budget: Large Breed 80% Corn Silage, 20% Hay Ohio Farm Benchmarking: Financial Analysis Western ... Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2017-2018 Worksheets for Cost of Production and Cash Flow Planning ...

  7. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    is easiest to sample at the time of application, when it is being loaded and hauled to the field.The ... accurately represent the quantity of manure being applied, it may be necessary to collect several different ... bucket is collected, empty it on to a tarp or a clean surface. Mix all the samples together thoroughly ...

  8. What Are Your Bedding Options- is $100/ton Straw an Option?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/what-are-your-bedding-options-100ton-straw-option

    the field as it dries and bleaches yellow. The Pre Harvest Interval (PHI) for cereals on some ... dry for baling. Usually the rye needs tedded at least twice in order to get it dry. Average yields for ... rye straw are 1 ½ to 2 tons per acre; it is recommended that you do not use spring nitrogen fertilizer ...

  9. Dairy Palooza 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/dairy-palooza-2019

    with consumers and first-aid as it relates to farm safety. Dairy feeders and goats also had time on the ... State University It all began with a simple idea cultivated by loyal volunteers. However, the only way ... consecutive version of this innovative program. It was a sunny day and the hospitality was even brighter as ...

  10. Emergency Forages for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/emergency-forages-planting-early-mid-summer

    appeared they might recover from winter damage. It is now too risky to try to establish new perennial ... nutritive value compared with the other summer annual options. Even if planted so late as to prevent grain ... to 50 days. It produces 3 to 4 tons/acre of DM over several cuttings and can tolerate both ...

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